First Selectman Art Shilosky was born in Hartford, CT. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1961-1966. He then married Julie and raised their three children in Colchester. Art worked for 37 years at Shepard Steel until his retirement. Art has spent the past thirty years working in local government for the people of Colchester. It has always been his goal to make Colchester a better place to live. Art served on the Board of Assessment Appeals for 2 years, the Zoning Board of Appeals for 27 years, the Board of Finance for 4 years until becoming First Selectman in 2015. Art is also an active member of the Lions Club. When Art is not working or volunteering, you can find him enjoying his 6 grandchildren. As First Selectman Art's goal is to keep working to make Colchester better for our children, our friends, our neighbors and for our future.